12 financial goal examples to explore

Your financial plan starts with knowing what you want out of life.

Tags: Goals, Lifestyle, Planning, Wealth
Published: May 26, 2021

Whether your plans are big, small or somewhere in between, setting and working toward your financial goals is easier when you know the “why” behind them.

Use these financial goal examples to rank your top financial priority (1) all the way to your last (12). Make sure to add a few words under your top priorities to describe why.

Once you've prioritized your goals, you're ready to create a financial plan. A financial professional can help ensure your plan is designed to help you work toward your goals.

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  • airplane icon
    Lifestyle spending
  • light bulb icon
    Dreams & major purchases
  • apple icon
  • family icon
    Family protection
  • handshake icon
  • shield icon
    Estate & legacy
  • moutains icon
    Risk tolerance
  • percent icon
  • calendar icon
  • gift icon
    Charitable & philanthropic
  • health icon
  • heart in hand icon
    Provider care


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